US: Texas police officer shoots woman to death inside her home - - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

US Texas police officer shoots woman to death inside her home

01:35  13 october  2019
01:35  13 october  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

FW Officer Did Not Identify Himself Before Fatal Shot: PD

  FW Officer Did Not Identify Himself Before Fatal Shot: PD The officer who fired the shot that killed a 28-year-old woman in Fort Worth early Saturday morning did not identify himself as a police officer prior to shooting, a Fort Worth Police Department spokesman says. The shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of E. Allen Avenue in Fort Worth. The woman killed has been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner as Atatiana Jefferson. Fort Worth Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Inside Her Home: PDHer family said she was watching her 8-year-old nephew at the time."She didn't do anything wrong, but she's inside of her home, trying to protect her home and my son that's inside. She's not a threat.

A Fort Worth police officer checking out a home with an open door opened fire on someone inside , killing a resident. The case would be forwarded to prosecutors. Fort Worth police say one shot was fired. Officers entered the home and began providing emergency medical care to the woman .

Detectives are investigating after a Baytown police officer shot a woman to death while trying to arrest her Monday night, officials say. This happened

a close up of an airplane: Police tape at a crime scene.© Ivan Bliznetsov/Getty Images Police tape at a crime scene.

A Fort Worth police officer checking out a residence with an open door opened fire on a woman inside her home, killing her, authorities said.

The shooting early Saturday happened less than two weeks after a police officer in nearby Dallas was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting a man in his home in 2018. In both cases the officers are white and the victims were African American.

In the Fort Worth shooting at 2:25 a.m. Saturday, authorities have the officer's body-camera footage.

Father of Texas woman shot dead by cop in her home: "It's senseless"

  Father of Texas woman shot dead by cop in her home: Fort Worth police released body camera video of the incident where the officer shot Atatiana Jefferson through a window early Saturday . The officer is expected to be questioned Monday. "I mean it's senseless. My daughter… had her whole life in front of her," father Marquis Jefferson said. The shooting is reminiscent of the death of Botham Jean, an unarmed black man who was killed in his Dallas home by a white police officer. In this case, Jefferson's family wants to know how and why the 28-year-old pre-med graduate wound up dead, reports CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca.

A Texas police officer confronted by a loose dog pulled out his gun and opened fire Thursday, missing the animal and striking a woman standing nearby, killing her. Footage from a bodycam released Friday by the Arlington Police Department showed the officer approaching the woman on a sidewalk

A Texas police officer shot and killed a woman outside Houston Monday seconds after she yelled, "I'm pregnant." The shooting was captured on The Baytown Police Department released its version of the events that led to the shooting death of a 45-year-old woman Monday night, explaining how

According to NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, the imagery shows the perspective of the officer outside a home, peering inside a window using a flashlight, spotting someone inside standing near a window and telling her, "Put your hands up — show me your hands," before opening fire.

Fort Worth police say one shot was fired.

Officers entered the home and began providing emergency medical care to the woman. She succumbed to her wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Tarrant County medical examiner identified her as 28-year-old Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, according to NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.

A gun was found inside the home, police said, but it wasn't clear if the woman was near it at the time of the shooting.

The officer was placed on administrative leave as the department's major case and internal affairs units, and the Tarrant County district attorney's law-enforcement incident team investigate.

Fort Worth police said evidence would be forwarded to the district attorney "to determine the final outcome."

The body-camera footage, with the exception of imagery of the interior of the home, would be released, police said.

The September 2018 killing of Botham Jean in Dallas sparked national headlines. The then-officer accused of murdering her neighbor said she had mistakenly entered the wrong apartment after a long shift on patrol when she believed someone was in her home and opened fire.

Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years behind bars.

3 people found dead inside home during barricade incident in Fairfax County .
Fairfax County police are investigating the death of three people who were found inside a home following a barricade situation on Monday night. Police said the two men and woman were found dead inside of a home on the 6100 block of Wicklow Drive in Burke, Virginia. Officials report that officers were originally called to the home for a domestic disturbance around 9:11 p.m. Police said a woman in the home reported that a family member threatened her with a gun. It was also reported that during the threat, a man from the home tried to escape and find help.At the scene, police said officers were confronted by an armed man who shot at them.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 26
This is interesting!